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Carol Vorderman is stepping in to host Lorraine as the ITV presenter who is being forced to retire due to illness

CAROL VORDERMAN has been asked to fill in for ITV daytime presenter Lorraine Kelly after she tested positive for Covid-19. (Author: Gardener)

ITVWe use your registration to deliver content in a way you have consented to and to improve our understanding of you. We use your registration to deliver content in a way you have consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include advertising from us and third parties, as we understand it. This may include advertising from us and third parties, as we understand it. You can unsubscribe at any time. Lorraine Kelly revealed she had "finally" been crushed by Covid-19 as she took to her Twitter account to reveal who would be replacing her on her ITV show. Lorraine Kelly revealed she had "finally" been crushed by Covid-19 as she took to her Twitter account to reveal who would be replacing her on her ITV show. In the past, Good Morning Britain presenter Ranvir Singh and Loose Women presenter Christine Lampard have taken their place, but Carol Vorderman will step in to host the show. In the past, Good Morning Britain presenter Ranvir Singh and Loose Women presenter Christine Lampard have taken their place, but Carol Vorderman will step in to host the show. Lorraine tweeted: "Well the Covid finally got hold of me and I tested positive over the weekend. Thanks to the vaccine it's not that bad and I hope to be back at work very soon." A big thanks to @carolvorders who will be hosting @lorraine until I get back." Fans of the show flocked in support, with @hbg1966 commenting, "Get well soon Lorraine xx."

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Carol Vorderman, 61, has been open about dating multiple men

The Countdown star, 61, shared how she "feels free" not to be in a serious relationship in her 60s as it gives her time for her outdoor activities and camping trips. (Author: Gardener)

61Carol Vorderman spoke candidly about the reasons she is choosing to date multiple men rather than settling down with a partner during Monday's Loose Women. The Countdown star, 61, shared how she "feels free" not to be in a serious relationship in her 60s as it gives her time for her outdoor activities and camping trips. She explained to panelists Charlene White, Katie Piper, Brenda Edwards and Nadia Sawalha how often girlfriends their age admit they regret marriage. Honest: Carol Vorderman openly discussed the reasons why she chooses to date multiple men rather than settle down with a partner during Monday's Loose Women. When asked about her approach to having "special friends" in her life, rather than a boyfriend or husband, she replied, 'When you grow up as a young girl, you're told you should have a partner, and that fits many people. "But we all have wives and girlfriends who are getting older and are like, 'I wouldn't mind if [my partner and I] lived in separate houses.' During the candid conversation, Carol also spoke about where her confidence comes from, saying growing up in poverty and seeing her mother in bad relationships gave her an instinct to "survive."Busy lady: The Countdown star, 61, shared how she "feels free" not to be in a serious relationship in her 60s as it gives her time for her outdoor activities and camping trips.She said: "My background was extreme poverty in the 60's and living with a single parent Parenting at that time was tough."My mom remarried my wonderful stepdad and she kept leaving him, so one night we were there in a nice house, then we were at the circus, it was an anxious way of living. When." She says: When asked about her approach to having "special friends" in her life, rather than a boyfriend or husband, she replied, "When you grow up as a young girl, you become told you should have a partner and that suits a lot of people' candidly: She explained to panelists Charlene White, Katie Piper, Brenda Edwards and Nadia Sawalha how often girlfriends her age admit they regret the marriage, by the way, but others have devalued her because she was a single parent. Carol has been single since she split from journalist Des Kelly in 2007. Carol has been married twice, first to Christopher Mather from 1985 to 1986 and then to second husband Patrick King from 1990 to 2000. Modern: She continued, "But that's what we all have wives and girlfriends getting older saying, 'I wouldn't mind if (my partner and I) lived in separate houses' (pictured with Loose Women panelists). I'm getting really sick again.' It came after Carol stepped in earlier on Monday to host Lorraine Kelly's daytime TV show after she tested positive for Covid over the weekend. The Scottish presenter, 62, announced in a tweet on Monday that "Covid has finally gotten me" as Carol took over presenting duties on the ITV breakfast show. Carol wished the regular host a "speedy recovery" after being introduced by Good Morning Britain's Susanna Reid and Ed Balls in what appeared to be last-minute substitutions. Love life: Carol has been single since she split from journalist Des Kelly in 2007 (pictured together in 2004). "Unfortunately, Lorraine caught the dreaded one, you know what, and I'm sitting here for a few days," she said. The presenter then quipped, "I didn't look like this at five o'clock this morning, that's for sure!" Looking good: She wore a pretty tiered white sundress for her appearance on Loose Women. The former Countdown presenter sported a glamorous makeup look as she told viewers what to expect from the show. She later shared a gallery of snaps on Instagram and wrote: "Such a little surprise this morning. Wonderful Lorraine is doing a little bad with the dreaded Covid so I'm keeping her seat warm on her show for a few days until she's better. "Had a blast this morning with John McEnroe, Mystic Marcus the psychic who predicted who our next Prime Minister will be, the wonderful journalist @shelaghfogarty on her new podcast FOLLOWERS and Sarah Vine sharing a thing or two about the same politics of our time knows . I love a little Karen Millen. Replacement: It came after Carol hosted the Lorraine Kelly daytime TV show earlier on Monday after testing positive for Covid over the weekend

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Carol Vorderman will replace Lorraine Kelly on her show

Lorraine Kelly was replaced by Carol Vorderman on Lorraine this week as the presenter confirms she has tested positive for coronavirus. (Author: Gardener)

Carol VordermanLorraine Kelly will be taking a brief break from presenting duties this week as the Lorraine presenter tested positive for coronavirus. Lorraine, who hosts the titular Lorraine show on ITV, confirmed the news with fans today (11 July), revealing that the regular breakfast program will be hosted by Carol Vorderman while she recovers. Lorraine confirmed on Twitter that the show will be temporarily switched: "Well Covid finally got to me and I tested positive over the weekend." Related: Loose Women star Carol McGiffin responds to rumors of a feud with Lorraine Kelly Huge, thanks to @carolvorders, which @lorraine will be hosting until I get back." Carol, the former countdown math expert, broke the news herself yesterday, telling followers on Twitter that she will be working as a "surrogate of surrogates" in the coming days Christine Lampard will be hosting @lorraine for a few days this [week]," she wrote. Of course, Breakfast TV is no stranger to welcoming guest presenters in a pinch - earlier this year Ranvir Singh of Britain's Good Morning live was replaced by Louisa James After suffering extreme hay fever symptoms, Ranvir's co-host Susanna Reid told viewers that Louisa "ei jump” would. Explaining her change of seat, Louisa said: “Ranvir is fine.

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Carol Vorderman distracts fans with an 'annoying' habit as she fills in for Lorraine

CAROL VORDERMAN left fans upset when she stepped in for Lorraine Kelly on Monday morning when ITV viewers accused her of the fake laugh. (Author: Gardener)

Carol VordermanLorraine Kelly announced on her Twitter account that she had tested positive for COVID-19 and Carol Vorderman would be stepping in to host her shows this week. Lorraine Kelly announced on her Twitter account that she had tested positive for COVID-19 and Carol Vorderman would be stepping in to host her shows this week. The former Countdown star kicked off the show by chatting with Dr. Amir Khan spoke about ways to protect yourself in the sun. The former Countdown star kicked off the show by chatting with Dr. Amir Khan spoke about ways to protect yourself in the sun. However, it left viewers distracted as they critiqued her laugh. dr Amir gave viewers some practical tips on how to keep cool in the summer, including taking a hot shower, drinking hot beverages and keeping an ice tray next to the fan to regulate the room. During the interview, Dr. Amir interrupted by a phone call from his mother which cut off the stream from his office. He exclaimed: "Oh my god Carol my mum always does this I'm so sorry! My mum always calls me when she sees me on TV.” “Always mum stop calling me! Go, Mama Khan!"

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'I Feel Free' Carol Vorderman on why she doesn't commit when she embarks on love life

CAROL VORDERMAN spoke about her love life as she described the reason she refuses to settle down with a man. (Author: Gardener)

Carol VordermanWe use your registration to deliver content in a way you have consented to and to improve our understanding of you. We use your registration to deliver content in a way you have consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include advertising from us and third parties, as we understand it. This may include advertising from us and third parties, as we understand it. You can unsubscribe at any time. In a speech on Monday's Loose Women, the former Countdown presenter, 61, was asked if she would like to date several men. In a speech on Monday's Loose Women, the former Countdown presenter, 61, was asked if she would like to date multiple men. Carol Vorderman described how her decision not to settle makes her "feel free". Speaking to the ITV presenters, she explained the impact her childhood had on her approach to her love life. Speaking to the ITV presenters, she explained the impact her childhood had on her approach to her love life. Sue Barker in tears as BBC plays stunning 'She is Wimbledon' tribute While laughing while discussing dating multiple men, the math genius explained, "What it is, when you're growing up as a young girl you're told you should have a partner and for the vast majority of people That fits. "But since we all have female friends, girlfriends if you will, who are older, a lot of people are getting married, 'I wouldn't mind actually living in a separate house.' Nadia Sawalha quipped, "If only he could live next door..."

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Viewers at Lorraine are all making the same complaint as Carol Vorderman replaces the presenter today

Carol Vorderman hosted Lorraine today after Lorraine Kelly tested positive for Covid and viewers all made the same complaint (Author: Gardener)

LorraineCarol Vorderman was drafted in to host Lorraine while Lorraine Kelly was out with Covid-19 today. However, some viewers were distracted as they became frustrated with Carol's "most irritating" habit in the world. Carol stepped in as a last minute replacement for Lorraine today after she tested positive for Covid. On the show, Carol explained that she will be sitting for Lorraine for a few days and wished Lorraine a speedy recovery. She said: "Unfortunately, Lorraine caught the dreaded you-know-what and I'm sitting here for a few days. Read more: Carol Vorderman announces big TV news on Instagram as she joins one of her favorite shows. Another viewer said: "Rather Carol is hosting this Lorraine tbh." Lorraine even thanked Carol for stepping in at such short notice. She tweeted: "Well the Covid finally got hold of me and I tested positive over the weekend. "A big thank you to @Carolvorders who will be hosting @lorriane until I get back." During Carol's conversation with Dr. However, Amir's fans were distracted by her unusual laugh. One viewer wrote: "Stop the fake laugh just stop #Lorriane." Another joked: "That laugh - I'm not convinced Lesley from Benidorm isn't standing up for #Lorraine." Read more: Does This Morning host Philip Schofield have a new partner? A third added, "Carol Vorderman just beat Jimmy Carr for the title of 'World's Most Irritating Laugh' #Lorraine." Another tweeted, "#Lorraine and the fake laugh award goes to Carol."

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Carol Vorderman looks incredible backstage in a skintight leather skirt at ITV

CAROL Vorderman looked stunning as she presented Lorraine in a skintight leather skirt on ITV today. Former Countdown presenter Carol, 61, stepped in for presenter Lorraine Kelly at the last minute after... (Author: Gardener)

ITVCAROL Vorderman looked stunning as she presented Lorraine in a skintight leather skirt on ITV today. Former Countdown presenter Carol, 61, stepped in for presenter Lorraine Kelly at the last minute after she was struck down with Covid. And she wowed her fans with a form-fitting green leather skirt, which she paired with a bright yellow top with a key detail around the cleavage. Carol gave her followers a glimpse of the outfit on her Instagram, where she revealed it was from retailer Karen Millen. The sexy look certainly got the thumbs up from her legions of followers who gave their raving verdicts in the comments. One gushed: "Looks so stunningly beautiful and you did well Carol 😘 👌👍" A second added: "Sheer beauty looking so stunning this morning get well soon Lorraine." But the surprising sighting was by Carol who was drafted in to house Lorraine while her titular host recovers at home. Carol told Susanna and Ed Balls: "Lorraine caught the dreaded one, you know what, and I'm sitting here for a few days, which I'm very happy to do. Sharing pictures of her dogs on Instagram, Lorraine said: "The dreaded Covid has finally caught up with me. Cared for by @rosiekellysmith @rubyisasausage and @steveandangussmith.” Looking radiant in yellow, Carol was upbeat and energetic this morning. A TV and radio veteran, they will be a safe couple on the ITV morning show. Viewers wished Lorraine well, with one writing: "Hope you're feeling better soon. Get well soon Lorraine.

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Carol Vorderman looks incredible as she showcases THREE sexy outfits in one day

CAROL Vorderman looked stunning as she showcased three sexy looks in one day. Former Countdown presenter Carol, 61, showed off the first of her trio of sizzling outfits today as she hosted Lorraine. She… (Author: Gardener)

one dayCAROL Vorderman looked stunning as she showcased three sexy looks in one day. Former Countdown presenter Carol, 61, showed off the first of her trio of sizzling outfits today as she hosted Lorraine. She wowed her fans with a form-fitting green leather skirt, which she paired with a bright yellow top with a key detail around the cleavage. And for the final look of the day, Carol donned skintight leopard print leggings which she paired with a billowing white blouse. Carol gave her followers a glimpse of the three looks on her Instagram, all of which received loud thumbs-up praise from her legions of admirers. One gushed: "Looks so stunning and you did well Carol 😘 👌👍" A second added: "Sheer beauty looking so stunning this morning get well soon Lorraine." "Stunning as always 🔥❤️" , added a third. But the startling sighting was explained by Carol, who was drafted in to house Lorraine while her titular host recovers at home. Carol told Susanna and Ed Balls: "Lorraine caught the dreaded one, you know what, and I'm sitting here for a few days, which I'm very happy to do. Sharing pictures of her dogs on Instagram, Lorraine said: "The dreaded Covid has finally caught up with me. Cared for by @rosiekellysmith @rubyisasausage and @steveandangussmith.” Looking radiant in yellow, Carol was upbeat and energetic this morning. A TV and radio veteran, they will be a safe couple on the ITV morning show. Viewers wished Lorraine well, with one writing: "Hope you're feeling better soon. Get well soon Lorraine.

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Carol Vorderman, 61, lifts the lid on dating as she is praised for being 'free'

The 61-year-old TV star revealed all about her love life to the judges and admitted she felt "free" because she had decided not to settle down with a man (Author: Gardener)

Carol VordermanGet the best celebrity gossip with the Daily Star Showbiz newsletter Get the best celebrity gossip with the Daily Star Showbiz newsletter Screen siren Carol Vorderman has opened up about her love life as she shared details about dating several men in her swinging 60s. Speaking on Monday's Loose Women, the former Countdown presenter, 61, was asked if she would like to date multiple men, before describing how she "feels free" after deciding not to date one settle down person. Laughing while discussing dating multiple men, the math genius explained, "Growing up as a young girl you're told you should have a partner and for the vast majority of people, READ NEXT: Carol Vorderman, 61, branded 'MILF' while flaunting ageless beauty in ultra-busty snap "But since we all have girlfriends, girlfriends if you will, who are older, a lot of people are getting married," actually I should have don't mind living in a separate house.Host Katie Piper praised the host of the Pride of Britain Awards for her 'free' attitude.'You're on the paddle board, you're always outside and you're free – you live without fear.' feel free," Carol confirmed. She went on to talk about her confidence and how her upbringing influenced her attitude. "My mother was a single parent in the 1960s and married mine wonderful stepdad again and she kept leaving him," she explained. "So one night we were there in a nice house, then we were in the circus, it was an anxious way of living. "I think what it gave me is, 'I can survive.' I've seen my mom go through quite a bit, not from my stepdad by the way, but from others who put her down for being a single parent. For the latest news and stories from around the world from the Daily Star, sign up for our newsletter by clicking here. The TV presenter has been single since her split from journalist Des Kelly in 2007, but while she has plenty of male fans and attention, Carol insists she's happy on her own. She told The Telegraph last year: "The thought of sharing my life with someone again makes me really sick."

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Carol Vorderman, 61, has been open about dating multiple men

The Countdown star, 61, shared how she "feels free" not to be in a serious relationship in her 60s as it gives her time for her outdoor activities and camping trips. (Author: Gardener)

61Carol Vorderman spoke candidly about the reasons she is choosing to date multiple men rather than settling down with a partner during Monday's Loose Women. The Countdown star, 61, shared how she "feels free" not to be in a serious relationship in her 60s as it gives her time for her outdoor activities and camping trips. When asked about her approach to having "special friends" in her life, rather than a boyfriend or husband, she replied, "When you grow up as a young girl you're told you should have a partner and that fits many people. "But we all have wives and girlfriends who are getting older and are like, 'I wouldn't mind if [my partner and I] lived in separate houses.' During the candid conversation, Carol also spoke about where her confidence comes from, saying that growing up in poverty and seeing her mother in bad relationships gave her an instinct to "survive".She said: "My background was in extreme poverty '60s and living with a single parent in those days was tough."My mother remarried my wonderful stepfather and she kept leaving him, so one night we were there in a nice house, then we were in the circus, it was an anxious way of living." I think what it gave me is, 'I can survive.' "I saw my mother go through quite a bit, not from my stepfather, by the way, but from others who have devalued her because she was a single parent Carol has been single since she split from journalist Des Kelly in 2007. Carol has been married twice, first to Christo in 1985-1986 pher Mather and then with her second husband Patrick King from 1990 to 2000. She told The Telegraph last year: 'The thought of sharing my life with someone again makes me sick.' It came after Carol stepped in earlier on Monday to host Lorraine Kelly's daytime TV show after she tested positive for Covid over the weekend. The Scottish presenter, 62, announced in a tweet on Monday that "Covid has finally gotten me" as Carol took over presenting duties on the ITV breakfast show. Carol wished the regular host a "speedy recovery" after being introduced by Good Morning Britain's Susanna Reid and Ed Balls in what appeared to be last-minute substitutions. "Unfortunately, Lorraine caught the dreaded, you know what, and I'm going to be stuck here for a few days," she said. "But we wish her a speedy recovery." The presenter then quipped, "I didn't look like this at five o'clock this morning, that's for sure!" The former Countdown presenter sported a glamorous makeup look as she told viewers what to expect from the show. She later shared a gallery of snaps on Instagram and wrote: "Such a little surprise this morning. Wonderful Lorraine is doing a little bad with the dreaded Covid so I'm keeping her seat warm on her show for a few days until she's better. "Had a blast this morning with John McEnroe, Mystic Marcus the psychic who predicted who our next Prime Minister will be, the wonderful journalist @shelaghfogarty on her new podcast FOLLOWERS and Sarah Vine sharing a thing or two about the same politics of our time knows . I love a little Karen Millen.

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